Photo Special: Celebrating Barbra Streisand's Funny Girl Days
Celebrating its anniversary today, Funny Girl, starring Barbra Streisand in her star-making turn, opened on March 26, 1964. The musical production played 1,348 performances and received eight Tony nominations. Playbill.com takes a look back at her work as Broadway's original Funny Girl.
The songwriting team of Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne, as well as composer-lyricists Sam Willmott and Max Vernon, will receive their 2014 Jonathan Larson Grants tonight in a ceremony hosted by the American Theatre Wing. The prestigious grants, totaling $30,000, will be presented at an invitation-only event at the WNYC Greene Space.
The Off-Broadway production Nevermore – The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe is set to release an original cast album in June. The acclaimed show, which combines music, poetic storytelling and stagecraft to recount the story of the legendary poet, will play its final show March 29, spent time in the studio recently recording the album.